Concerns raised over relocation of drug treatment clinic to Mervue
Galway Bay fm newsroom – Concerns have been raised over the relocation of a drug treatment outpatient clinic to Mervue.
City Councillor Declan McDonnell says there has been a lack of consultation with the local community on the facility located at Mervue Health Centre.
The HSE says the facility was moved from Shantalla to improve the clinic environment in January of this year.
It states that no drugs are administered or dispensed at the outpatient clinic and adds that it is an important part of the rehabilitation programme for patients.
Cllr Declan McDonnell told Galway Talks that it’s located much too near a residential area and creche and proper consultation is needed.
Motorists warned of delays due to works at Baunemore Roundabout in Athenry
Galway Bay fm newsroom – Motorists are being warned to expect delays this week around Baunemore Roundabout in Athenry.
Resurfacing works are taking place on the R347/R348, with lane closures in place from 9:30am to 5pm all this week.
A Stop and go system will be in place daily.
Steps taken for the addition of a Sensory Garden in Loughrea
Galway Bay fm newsroom – A local councillor is seeking to develop a Sensory Garden at the Long Point in Loughrea.
The outdoor amenity can help improve physical fitness, health, mood and cognition.
Councillor Geraldine Donohue thinks now is the time to consider adding one to Loughrea, as part of the “Vision of the Enhancement of the Long Point”.
Cllr Donohue says people in the community have been asking for this amenity for quite some time:
ATU Galway lodges plans for new monument dedicated to deceased students
Galway Bay fm newsroom – ATU Galway is planning to develop a new monument dedicated to deceased students of the college.
The university has requested permission to develop a new sculptural stone monument incorporating a memorial wall at its Dublin Road campus.
The proposed memorial will replace an existing memorial on site.
A decision on the plans is due at the beginning of May.